$6B NYU Expansion Will Destroy District, Say Tenants, Profs

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Dozens of Washington Square residents — including several New York University professors — launched another lawsuit against the school’s controversial $6 billion expansion proposal, this time challenging the project on the grounds that it would destroy the local environment.

Approximately 20 plaintiffs signed a complaint against city and state officials, asking them to “put the brakes” on a project “so massive in scale, disproportionate to the surrounding area, and out of sync with the neighborhood that it threatens to overwhelm one of New York City’s crown...
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